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Police searching for robber armed with "large knife"

POCONO SUMMIT, Pa. - Police in the Poconos are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store with a large knife.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Joe's Kwik Mart, on Route 940 in Pocono Summit.

Police say a store employee was about to drop a cash deposit when a man armed with a knife came behind the counter and grab the cash out of the clerk's hand. Police say the robber also took cash from the register.

The employee was not hurt.

A witness reported seeing the man running west on Route 940 after the robbery.

Anyone with information should call Pocono Mountain Regional Police at 570-895-2400.

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